Our Feathered Friends
Having a budgie as a pet is how it begins for most of us! We fall in love with the charm and character of that budgie and then before we know it we have a dozen or more.
We hope to provide you with as much information as we can to help you keep your budgie friends happy and healthy.
One of the joys of keeping budgies is breeding them. That excitement and anticipation that comes from seeing the varieties (mutations) that produced by different pairings. Based on my own experiences budgies can be temperamental when it comes to pairing, here is my best advice on how to encourage your budgies to breed. When putting…
As a budgie breeder, hobbyist or professional nothing is more exciting than when a new batch of chicks has hatched. If it is the first time you have successfully hatched chicks congratulations! The question now is when do budgie chicks leave the nest. For the first few weeks of a budgie chicks life, they are…
Budgies are nomadic moving from place to place during the dry season in search of new foodstuffs and water, they can cover many kilometres in one day. In the wild, the trigger for our feathered budgie friends to breed is normally the rains coming. The rains coming means that budgies have access to water and…
Reliable Methods for Sexing Budgies and Parakeets: Exploring Visual Inspection, Behavioral Differences, and DNA Testing
Introduction Welcome to the exciting world of breeding budgies! As you embark on this fun and addictive hobby, one of the most important skills you’ll
What are some of the best foods for budgies? To prevent your budgies from nutrient deficiencies they should be fed a varied diet that consists
Budgies are known for being very curious, intelligent birds. To find out whether or not your budgie likes mirrors read on to learn when you should, or shouldn’t use a mirror in your budgie’s cage.